Diana Eva Maldonado

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Diana Eva Maldonado is the Digital Editor for the Brownsville Herald, Valley Morning Star and Coastal Current. She can be reached at dmaldonado@valleystar.com or (956) 421-9872 or (956) 982-6618.

Tafolla to resign from Weslaco City Commission

Weslaco Commissioner Gerardo “Jerry” Tafolla, who pleaded guilty to bribery Monday, has decided to step down from his District 4 seat, effective immediately. In a...

2019 hurricane forecast issued for Atlantic season

It is hard to believe that hurricane season begins in just two months. During a hurricane conference being held in San Antonio this year, Colorado...

Cold front arrives today

The weekend is going to start warm and sunny, but in the next 24 hours the temperatures are going to drop like it’s winter...

Front to bring chance for rain tonight; more next week

BROWNSVILLE — The cold front that is arriving in South Texas today will drop temperatures more than 30 degrees this afternoon necessitating the need...

Texas Rangers search for second suspect in priest’s murder

Officials have released a picture of a man considered a person of interest in the death of a retired Massachusetts priest found dead in...

Heavy rains possible, may continue into next week

The colder weather that arrived in the Rio Grande Valley this week will continue and so will the heavy rains. Forecasters with the National...

South Padre Island man missing for more than a week

South Padre Island police are searching for a man who disappeared nine days ago on the north side of the Island.William “Bill” Costello was...

Rio Hondo lift bridge open to traffic

Nearly two years after it was shutdown for a multi-million dollar overhaul, the yellow lift bridge in Rio Hondo is open once again.Nearly two...

Flash flood emergency warning issued, submerged cars on frontage road

The National Weather Service in Brownsville has issued a flash flood emergency for northwest Cameron County and eastern Hidalgo County and it remains in...

Brownsville child dies after found in inflatable pool

Brownsville Police are investigating the death of a little girl found in an inflatable pool.Police were called to the 1200 block of Calle Milpa...